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Alexander's Empire and its Aftermath: The Hellenistic Period

Adrian Curtis

in Oxford Bible Atlas

Third edition

Published in print March 2007 | ISBN: 9780191001581
Published online April 2009 |
Alexander's Empire and its Aftermath: The Hellenistic Period

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This chapter focuses on the Hellenistic Period with accompanying maps. Topics covered include Alexander the Great of Macedon's role in the downfall of the Persian Empire, Alexander's successors, and the wars between the Ptolemies and the Seleucids.

Keywords: Alexander the Great; Persian Empire; Ptolemies; Seleucids

Chapter.  619 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Religious Studies ; Biblical Studies

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